Learning & training

Sadiq Khan launches ‘Our Time’ female talent development scheme

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched a “landmark” initiative to get more women into senior roles and help...

E-learning: Why employees expect a Netflix experience

Employees are used to intuitive interfaces and services such as Netflix knowing what they might like. Skillsoft’s Steve Wainwright investigates...

Manufacturers call for more time to use apprenticeship levy funds

The Government should extend the timeframe employers have to spend their apprenticeship levy funds from 24 to 48 months –...

Mobiles and machines: How L&D must move forward to drive performance

Learning and development professionals are frequently being told they need to get closer to the business, but how should they...

Retaining older employees’ knowledge enhances competitive edge

Retaining knowledge when key workers retire could provide the competitive advantage employers need as they struggle to attract and retain...

Apprenticeship starts fall by a quarter in six months

The number of people beginning an apprenticeship fell by almost a quarter (24%) in the first six months of the...

Major investor takes stand on gender diversity on FTSE 350 boards

Legal & General Investment Management – one of the UK’s biggest investors in the stock market – has promised to...

An employee value proposition for the future of work – is HR ready?

As the ‘war for talent’ intensifies and organisations battle to stay ahead of digital transformation, HR strategies could hold the...

Low-skilled roles rebranded as apprenticeships to receive levy funding

Employers stand accused of rebranding existing low-skilled roles as apprenticeships in order to make use of funding available through the...

Workforce happiness weakened by overwork and lack of development

Overall workforce happiness is being dragged down by a lack of training and development opportunities for lower-skilled workers and high...

Employers failing to use apprenticeship levy funds a year since introduction

More than £1bn in apprenticeship funding available through the apprenticeship levy has not been used – and employers have just...

Improving your gender pay gap – delivering diversity in leadership teams (webinar)

ON DEMAND | Register now for this free Personnel Today webinar on 25 April 2018...

Personnel Today turns 30: How the new publication drove progress

Movers and shakers behind the first editions of Personnel Today in the late 1980s helped the profession to find its...

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